Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Promoting education, advocacy, cooperation and collaboration among and on behalf of technical college district board members and their colleges and stakeholders.

Lobbying Interests:
Technical colleges, technical career and adult education, higher education, K-12, job training, workforce and economic development, taxation, local governments, boards and public officials.

CEO Name:
Paul R Gabriel
Executive Director

Contact
PG
Paul Gabriel
22 N Carroll St, Ste 103
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 266-9430
pgabriel@districtboards.org
http://www.districtboards.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Mark Graul Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/10/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Sean Stephenson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/10/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Paul Gabriel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 9
Assembly Bill 9
Relating to: law enforcement officers who are on duty, off-duty law enforcement officers, and former law enforcement officers and going armed with firearms.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/28/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 14
Assembly Bill 14
Relating to: workforce training, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 9

For
Notification Date
2/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 23
Assembly Bill 23
Relating to: funding postretirement health care benefits of local government employees.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/28/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 26
Assembly Bill 26
Relating to: fees charged for access to public records. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/28/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 45
Assembly Bill 45
Relating to: preference in state and local government contracts and procurement for materials manufactured in the United States. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/27/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 48
Assembly Bill 48
Relating to: state procurement of products and services from businesses located in this state and setting a goal for local government to purchase a certain percentage of products and services from businesses located in this state. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/27/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 52
Assembly Bill 52
Relating to: workforce growth grants to technical college districts and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/27/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 76
Assembly Bill 76
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for a local unit of government or nonprofit organization. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/27/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 90
Assembly Bill 90
Relating to: posting contact information for each technical college district board member on the college's and technical college system's Internet sites.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/28/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
All technical colleges have agreed to meet the bill's terms without the bill proceeding to a hearing.
Assembly Bill 117
Assembly Bill 117
Relating to: examination and continuing education requirements for chiropractic licensure in this state. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We support amending this bill to restore direct authority for continuing education of chiro technicians and specialists by the fully-accredited Moraine Park Technical College, which has long provided primary training in these fields.
Assembly Bill 170
Assembly Bill 170
Relating to: post-retirement employment of annuitants under the Wisconsin Retirement System, participation status under the Wisconsin Retirement System, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/17/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
Hiring WRS annuitants when they are the best candidate in an open search is good public policy. It saves taxpayers because the employer does not pay benefit costs. It allows us to hire the best qualified from among fire, police, and other leaders.
Assembly Bill 177
Assembly Bill 177
Relating to: transferring technical college district assets, liabilities, and employees to the technical college system board; limiting the authority of technical college district boards and prohibiting them from levying property taxes; increasing the rate...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/7/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 201
Assembly Bill 201
Relating to: giving certain veterans priority in registering for courses at the University of Wisconsin System.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 56

None
Notification Date
5/29/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 218
Assembly Bill 218
Relating to: employer access to, and observation of, the personal Internet accounts of employees and applicants for employment; educational institution access to, and observation of, the personal Internet accounts of students and prospective students; land...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/29/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 226
Assembly Bill 226
Relating to: grants to technical college district boards under the Workforce Advancement Training Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 328

For
Notification Date
6/3/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 291
Assembly Bill 291
Relating to: requirements concerning barbering and cosmetology licensure. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 307
Assembly Bill 307
Relating to: eligible applicants under the broadband expansion grant program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/30/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 330
Assembly Bill 330
Relating to: a part-time open enrollment program for public school pupils. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/30/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 337
Assembly Bill 337
Relating to: funding for Wisconsin higher education grants for technical college students and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/30/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 398
Assembly Bill 398
Relating to: technical excellence higher education scholarships, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We support this as an excellent policy idea and opportunity for students. It does create a potentially significant unfunded mandate by requiring receiving colleges to fund 50% of award costs. This amount should be state-supported.
Assembly Bill 399
Assembly Bill 399
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 400
Assembly Bill 400
Relating to: participation in certain training by unemployment insurance claimants, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 401
Assembly Bill 401
Relating to: a Transitional Jobs program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 402
Assembly Bill 402
Relating to: local youth apprenticeship grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 403
Assembly Bill 403
Relating to: a tuition reimbursement program for apprentices and employers, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 404
Assembly Bill 404
Relating to: examination requirements for various professional credentials and powers of the Board of Nursing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We support this bill's intent to move individuals from college to credentialed/licensed work and job titles ASAP. Some professions may need additional input as to how sitting for exams before graduation affects the respective profession.
Assembly Bill 470
Assembly Bill 470
Relating to: increasing the minimum retirement age under the Wisconsin Retirement System. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 471
Assembly Bill 471
Relating to: determination of final average earnings for the purpose of calculating Wisconsin Retirement System annuities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 477
Assembly Bill 477
Relating to: entrepreneurial assistance grants and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 482
Assembly Bill 482
Relating to: law enforcement standards and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/10/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 489
Assembly Bill 489
Relating to: the number of mathematics and science credits required for a high school diploma.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 498
Assembly Bill 498
Relating to: student loans, the individual income tax subtract modification for tuition and student fees, creating an authority, to be known as the Wisconsin Student Loan Refinancing Authority, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 503
Assembly Bill 503
Relating to: cosmetologist training hours and exemption of makeup artists from barbering and cosmetology licensure requirements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 522
Assembly Bill 522
Relating to: requiring a city, village, town, or county to share with overlying taxation jurisdictions certain payments for potential services received from a tax-exempt entity. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/7/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 532
Assembly Bill 532
Relating to: changing the names, Wisconsin higher education grants, and tuition grants, to Wisconsin grants.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 330

For
Notification Date
12/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 627
Assembly Bill 627
Relating to: the qualifications of members of the Milwaukee area technical college district board.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/7/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 23
Senate Bill 23
Relating to: workforce training, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/18/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 44
Senate Bill 44
Relating to: workforce growth grants to technical college districts and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/27/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 48
Senate Bill 48
Relating to: funding postretirement health care benefits of local government employees.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/27/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 49
Senate Bill 49
Relating to: academic and career plans, the youth options program, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/27/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 51
Senate Bill 51
Relating to: the number of mathematics and science credits required for a high school diploma.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 63

None
Notification Date
3/27/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 74
Senate Bill 74
Relating to: state procurement of products and services from businesses located in this state and setting a goal for local government to purchase a certain percentage of products and services from businesses located in this state. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/27/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 87
Senate Bill 87
Relating to: posting contact information for each technical college district board member on the college's and technical college system's Internet sites.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/27/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
All technical colleges have agreed to meet the bill's terms without the bill proceeding to a hearing.
Senate Bill 88
Senate Bill 88
Relating to: preference in state and local government contracts and procurement for materials manufactured in the United States. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/27/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 105
Senate Bill 105
Relating to: examination and continuing education requirements for chiropractic licensure in this state. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We support amending this bill to restore direct authority for continuing education of chiro technicians and specialists by the fully-accredited Moraine Park Technical College which has long provided primary training in these fields.
Senate Bill 237
Senate Bill 237
Relating to: requirements concerning barbering and cosmetology licensure. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 205

None
Notification Date
12/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 331
Senate Bill 331
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 59

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 332
Senate Bill 332
Relating to: participation in certain training by unemployment insurance claimants, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 333
Senate Bill 333
Relating to: a Transitional Jobs program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 113

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 334
Senate Bill 334
Relating to: technical excellence higher education scholarships, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 60

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We support this as an excellent policy idea and opportunity for students. It does create a potentially significant unfunded mandate by requiring receiving colleges to fund 50% of award costs. This amount should be state-supported.
Senate Bill 335
Senate Bill 335
Relating to: a tuition reimbursement program for apprentices and employers, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 57

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 336
Senate Bill 336
Relating to: local youth apprenticeship grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 112

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 337
Senate Bill 337
Relating to: examination requirements for various professional credentials and powers of the Board of Nursing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 114

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We support this bill's intent to move individuals from college to credentialed/licensed work and job titles ASAP. Some professions may need additional input as to how sitting for exams before graduation affects the respective profession.
Senate Bill 373
Senate Bill 373
Relating to: law enforcement standards and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 214

For
Notification Date
12/10/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 376
Senate Bill 376
Relating to: student loans, the individual income tax subtract modification for tuition and student fees, creating an authority, to be known as the Wisconsin Student Loan Refinancing Authority, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/1/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 395
Senate Bill 395
Relating to: cosmetologist training hours and exemption of makeup artists from barbering and cosmetology licensure requirements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 356

None
Notification Date
12/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 406
Senate Bill 406
Relating to: changing the names, Wisconsin higher education grants, and tuition grants, to Wisconsin grants.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 476
Senate Bill 476
Relating to: the qualifications of members of the Milwaukee area technical college district board.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/7/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2014 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
January 2014 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: reducing the lowest individual income tax rate; providing technical college property tax relief aid; establishing a technical college district revenue limit; the carry-back of net operating losses; the sales and use tax exemption for commercia...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/7/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2014 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
January 2014 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: workforce training grants to technical colleges, workforce training grants for collaborative projects among school districts, technical colleges, and businesses, workforce training grants and services to enhance employment opportunities for pe...

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 139

None
Notification Date
2/7/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2014 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2014 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: reducing the lowest individual income tax rate; providing technical college property tax relief aid; establishing a technical college district revenue limit; the carry-back of net operating losses; the sales and use tax exemption for commercia...

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 145

None
Notification Date
2/7/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2014 Special Session Senate Bill 2
January 2014 Special Session Senate Bill 2
Relating to: workforce training grants to technical colleges, workforce training grants for collaborative projects among school districts, technical colleges, and businesses, workforce training grants and services to enhance employment opportunities for pe...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/7/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Higher Educational Aids Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Higher Educational Aids Board

Notification Date
3/19/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
3/19/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Wisconsin Technical College System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Technical College System

Notification Date
3/19/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Workforce Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development

Notification Date
3/19/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Workforce training grants under 2013 Wisconsin Act 9.
Agency Name
Department of Workforce Development (DWD)

Subject
Workforce training grants under 2013 Wisconsin Act 9.

Register Number: 689 (5/15/2013)
None
Notification Date
7/5/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Protecting technical college district boards' existing property tax revenue authority and existing district governing authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Protecting technical college district boards' existing property tax revenue authority and existing district governing authority.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/28/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Membership, scope and issues concerning the 2014 Legislative Council Special Committee on the Review of Wisconsin Technical College System Funding and Governance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Membership, scope and issues concerning the 2014 Legislative Council Special Committee on the Review of Wisconsin Technical College System Funding and Governance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/2/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Support LRB 4039/1 provisions providing state funding to technical colleges in place of property tax levy contingent on revenue limit mechanism to recapture levy for any subsequent state reductions and contingent on protecting governance/authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support LRB 4039/1 provisions providing state funding to technical colleges in place of property tax levy contingent on revenue limit mechanism to recapture levy for any subsequent state reductions and contingent on protecting governance/authority.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/27/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Support LRB 3988/2 providing grants to expand capacity and reduce waiting lists at technical colleges.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support LRB 3988/2 providing grants to expand capacity and reduce waiting lists at technical colleges.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/27/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Expanding allowable purposes for Workforce Advancement Training grants.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expanding allowable purposes for Workforce Advancement Training grants.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/31/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Strongly oppose LRB 1424 to decide by referendum to eliminate local technical college control and funding and shift college facilities, control and employees to the state. A sales tax increase is not linked to replace any lost local revenue.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Strongly oppose LRB 1424 to decide by referendum to eliminate local technical college control and funding and shift college facilities, control and employees to the state. A sales tax increase is not linked to replace any lost local revenue.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

AB 40 budget bill matters affecting the Wisconsin Technical College System, Department of Public Instruction, Department of Workforce Development, University of Wisconsin System, and Higher Educational Aids Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
AB 40 budget bill matters affecting the Wisconsin Technical College System, Department of Public Instruction, Department of Workforce Development, University of Wisconsin System, and Higher Educational Aids Board.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/26/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Confirmation of appointments to the Wisconsin Technical College System Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Confirmation of appointments to the Wisconsin Technical College System Board.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/19/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Proposals relating to certification of Wisconsin technical college faculty and staff.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals relating to certification of Wisconsin technical college faculty and staff.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/15/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Development of the 2013-2015 biennium budget bill related to technical colleges, financial aid and workforce development.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2013-2015 biennium budget bill related to technical colleges, financial aid and workforce development.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Compensation and benefits at Wisconsin technical colleges.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Compensation and benefits at Wisconsin technical colleges.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/9/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$91,444.27
2013
July - December
$61,159.47
2014
January - June
$69,435.40
2014
July - December
$61,096.94
Total $283,136.08
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
116.00
2013
July - December
37.75
2014
January - June
38.75
2014
July - December
17.50
Total 210.00
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
747.25
2013
July - December
379.75
2014
January - June
500.00
2014
July - December
366.50
Total 1993.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: posting contact information for each technical college district board member on the college's and technical college system's Internet sites.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: workforce training, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: grants to technical college district boards under the Workforce Advancement Training Program. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: posting contact information for each technical college district board member on the college's and technical college system's Internet sites.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: transferring technical college district assets, liabilities, and employees to the technical college system board; limiting the authority of technical college district boards and prohibiting them from levying property taxes; increasing the rate of the state sales tax and use tax, and requiring a referendum. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
7 %
2013
July - December
24 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: technical excellence higher education scholarships, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: examination requirements for various professional credentials and powers of the Board of Nursing. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the number of mathematics and science credits required for a high school diploma.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the number of mathematics and science credits required for a high school diploma.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: technical excellence higher education scholarships, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
4 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: examination requirements for various professional credentials and powers of the Board of Nursing. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
4 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: giving certain veterans priority in registering for courses at the University of Wisconsin System.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
6 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: workforce training grants to technical colleges, workforce training grants for collaborative projects among school districts, technical colleges, and businesses, workforce training grants and services to enhance employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: reducing the lowest individual income tax rate; providing technical college property tax relief aid; establishing a technical college district revenue limit; the carry-back of net operating losses; the sales and use tax exemption for commercial printing; the jobs tax credit; the electronic medical records credit; the manufacturing and agriculture credit; the research credit; the state historic rehabilitation credit; the relocated business credit; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
3 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: workforce training grants to technical colleges, workforce training grants for collaborative projects among school districts, technical colleges, and businesses, workforce training grants and services to enhance employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: reducing the lowest individual income tax rate; providing technical college property tax relief aid; establishing a technical college district revenue limit; the carry-back of net operating losses; the sales and use tax exemption for commercial printing; the jobs tax credit; the electronic medical records credit; the manufacturing and agriculture credit; the research credit; the state historic rehabilitation credit; the relocated business credit; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
6 %
2014
July - December
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
9 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
46 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 18 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
44 %
2014
July - December
22 %
Total 15 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
16 %
Total 3 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
22 %
2013
July - December
48 %
2014
January - June
40 %
2014
July - December
62 %
Total 38 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures